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Canada Protects Endangered Prairie From Huge Gas Drilling Plan

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A group of conservation bodies, known as the Suffield Coalition, have applauded the government's decision to deny approval of Cenovus' (previously EnCana) proposal to drill 1,275 natural gas wells and construct associated infrastructure in the Suffield

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Christeen A (368)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 4:53 am
Yea. This is great news. Thank you for sharing.

John B (185)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:11 am
Thanks Cal for the link to the article. A bit of good environmental news out of Canada for once. Read and noted.

Daniel Partlow (179)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 6:58 am
Thank God!

pam w (139)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 8:35 am

lee e (114)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 9:08 am
how refreshing to actually read something good! Very Grateful Cal!

Sue H (7)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 9:20 am

Theodore Shayne (56)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 3:15 pm
It's about time we protected something. The oil companies are already amassing resources; equipment and lots of Muslim cheap labor in the Arctic.

Robert Tomlinson (62)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 3:17 pm
Fantastic!! Thanks for submitting this story!

David C (131)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 3:44 pm
a start!

greenplanet e (155)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 3:52 pm
Good news. At last something is being protected.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 4:06 pm

Monica D (580)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:06 pm
Good news. The world needs to move away from fossil fuels.

Dorothy N (63)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:13 pm
Good to hear - and very diplomatic of them to present it as though Harper would have done this without extreme pressure being exerted.

. (0)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:26 pm

Talya H (10)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 5:47 pm
Thanks for the share!

Sandra M Z (114)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 11:26 pm
Strength in numbers, it's good there are so many groups hooking up for Change on so many fronts.

Noted, Thank you Cal.

Robert O (12)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 12:55 am
Thank you!

Ben O (171)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 2:31 am
Good news! (We could need a LOT more of those...)

Kerrie G (116)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 3:57 am
Noted, thanks.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 5:29 am
Nice. This is where Joni Mitchell and Neil Young come from!
The Suffield Coalition comprises seven groups: Alberta Wilderness Association, Federation of Alberta Naturalists, World Wildlife Fund Canada, Nature Saskatchewan, Southern Alberta Group for the Environment, Grasslands Naturalists, and Nature Canada.

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 12:21 pm
Nice to read a little good news now and again, eh?
Thanks for submitting, Cal.

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 1:31 pm
Noted with many thanks Cal. In 2003 the Suffield Wildlife National Park came to be, and was supposed to be for conservation of wildlife and the grasses, I am so happy to hear that this time conservation comes first!

Jaime Alves (52)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 1:35 pm
Good news.!!

samantha l (0)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 1:41 pm

David Menard (43)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 3:19 pm

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 5:05 pm
Thanks for doing something right.

Talya H (10)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 5:31 pm
YAY! :)

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 5:43 pm
Great news

Hattie F (6)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 6:50 pm
thank you for share

Jillian A (0)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 10:03 pm
Good for them!

Friday December 14, 2012, 6:30 am
OH! Canada!

Sergio Padilla (65)
Friday December 14, 2012, 9:08 am
thanks, great!

Dianne D (490)
Friday December 14, 2012, 11:19 am
Good news. We should be protecting our land, water and air from all businesses that cause harm to it.

Melania Padilla (122)
Friday December 14, 2012, 2:35 pm
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